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Adam Alavdinovich Batirov (Russian: Адам Алавдинович Бати́ров; born 13 January 1985 in Dagestan) is a Russian and Bahraini freestyle wrestler of Avar heritage. He is a World Cadet Championships runner-up and Cadet European Champion (2002). He thrice won the Ivan Yarygin tournament and is National Russian Freestyle wrestling Champion (2007).[1] In 2009, he won his first European Championships. At the 2016 Asian Wrestling Championships he won gold, beating Kumar Vinod of India in the final match.[2] He is a 2018 World Championships runner-up.

Adam Batirov
Адам Батиров
Personal information
Full nameAdam Alavdinovich Batirov
NationalityRussian
Bahraini
EthnicityAvar
Born(1985-01-13)January 13, 1985
Khasavyurt, Dagestan, Russia
ResidenceKhasavyurt, Dagestan
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight70 kg (150 lb)
65 kg (143 lb)
Sport
CountryRussia
Bahrain
SportWrestling
Event(s)Freestyle
ClubShamil Umakhanov Wrestling Club (им. Шамиля Умаханова)
KHK MMA
Armor Functional Training Center
Coached bySaigidpasha Umakhanov, Abdurakhman Mirzaev, Salim Nutsalkhanov, Ali Akhmedov

Adam is the younger brother of two-time Olympic Champion Mavlet Batirov. After winning 2016 World Wrestling Olympic Qualification Tournament 1, he competed for Bahrain which led to its qualification for the 2016 Summer Olympics.[3] There he lost in the first round to Ikhtiyor Navruzov from Uzbekistan.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Adam bio's". wrestdag.ru. February 21, 2016.
  2. ^ "Batirov Returns, Spoils Iran's Hopes for Sweep on Final Day of Asian Championships". unitedworldwrestling.org. February 21, 2016.
  3. ^ "Adam won Qualification for Rio". russiawrestling.ru. April 25, 2016.